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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

He sees all the forms of Nature with the eruditus oculus, and his ear has a fairy fineness.
SPARE HOURSJOHN BROWN
It opens to the nave, with two pointed arches with an oculus above.
THE SHORES OF THE ADRIATICF. HAMILTON JACKSON
There is a good deal of omne meus oculus in the notion of the dark ages, etc., taken intensively; in extension it might be true.
Inimicus et invidus vicinorum oculus—An enemy and an envious man is an eye over his neighbour.
Oculus domini saginat equum—The master's eye makes the horse fat.
Bernard de Gordon mentions them under the name oculus berellinus early in the fourteenth century.
MEDIEVAL MEDICINEJAMES J. (JAMES JOSEPH) WALSH
The round chapel to the left of the apse has a cupola with an oculus and a lantern at the top.
THE SHORES OF THE ADRIATICF. HAMILTON JACKSON
Indeed, some say that the eye is so called from its swiftness (oculus a velocitate).

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